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Trust in Joy.

My joy matters the most to me, that is what needs love, self-care, exercise, laughter and sleep. I am a people pleaser to a fault and more times than not it gets the best of me. For years, I have strived to make everyone happy, avoid conflict and do impose

Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

I was born and raised in an extremely small and rural community. Both of my parents were teachers. My mom is an elementary teacher at the only school in the school district and was my Kindergarten and First Grade teacher. My dad taught middle school and high school at my

Always be your true self

I grew up in a very small town with a large family, one full brother, three step brothers and three step sisters. The role in my family growing up being a male was to perform hard labor whenever told, hunt, fish, play rugged sports and most importantly date girls. My

‘It’s okay, love’

Some people will say men are tough, men are unshakable, they can get through anything. I was one of those people myself. When I was younger I never saw men cry, even at funerals, it was a rare sight. I was the opposite, I was so emotional that I thought

2019: A year of Growth for SLB

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall They say to reflect on your whole year…the good, the bad, the ugly, the pretty…so here it goes…. 2019 was a FULL year of growth of SLB and

What I learned about being vulnerable

2019 was a year of ups and downs and lots of flows. It was a year filled with honestly some of the craziest stuff I have ever encountered. I felt a ton of rejection, more than ever (in multiple ways) and I had to learn to be the most vulnerable

What makes a good leader?

We are all leaders. It is not just characteristics that make a good leader but more importantly the person who embodies them. Characteristics are qualities or values people have, qualities that inform actions or behaviors and define the person who behaves them. This is the core of ‘everybody is a leader’. We are all ‘someone’ for ‘someone’ else.

People are People – for the Your Story Matters campaign

When we start to relate to people for who they are, connect with their story and begin to share ours, that is when we experience what it is like to be human.

Your story DOES matter

…..connecting with others, hearing their stories, helps me feel connected to something bigger than myself. It grounds me, gives me perspective, helps me appreciate the life that I have, creates a space where I grow in understanding of others and myself as I relate to their stories……